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Blueberries in Southcentral PA

Posted by shel4 z6 PA (My Page) on
Fri, Mar 13, 09 at 15:36

Just bought 4 small blueberry plants, 2-Bluecrop and 2-Blueray. Any advice for growing them? I realize I can't put them into the ground until April/May(so says the packaging material). Thanks!


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RE: Blueberries in Southcentral PA

  • Posted by ajpa z6 se PA (My Page) on
    Fri, Mar 13, 09 at 17:22

BB need acidic soil, pH between 4.5 - 4.8, and good drainage.

Nourse Farms has a good planting guide here
http://www.noursefarms.com/HomeGardeners/PlantingGuide/

Here is a link that might be useful: BB planting


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RE: Blueberries in Southcentral PA

I dug peat moss and sand into the trench and they have flourished for 20 yrs. I mulch with pine needles each year. The first year the rabbits browsed them pretty well so I enclosed with chicken wire.


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